Children from Rhigos Primary School became involved in the project in 2015 when Vattenfall, the Pen-y-Cymoedd wind farm operator, bussed the children up to the wind farm to show how the turbines are constructed. The children were shown how the bases are constructed and then taken to the visitor centre […]
Articles by: Richard Jones
Working with the young people and staff from Forsythia Youth Group in Merthyr’s Gournos estate is proving to be a an uplifting experience. I hope that the young people are enjoying the sessions there too. They appear to be having some fun. We are looking at some of footage that’s […]
As I look for locations across the Welsh hillsides I keep bumping into Welsh ponies. These lovely ragged creatures exist mostly in groups. And occasionally are solitary. As was this beautiful fellow.
Pen Cymoedd Wind Farm The drive from from Merthyr towards the Neath Valley and towards the planned Pen Cymoedd wind farm is one of the several locations planned for the Energy+Notion project. The area around Rhigos, Pen Cymoedd and into the Rhondda Valley have seen remarkable changes to their landscape; […]
The Energy and Notion project was inspired by the relentless changing energy landscape Wales has passed through in the past century. Brought up in Machen, South Wales, I spent over 20 years living overseas. Upon my return the change to the Welsh landscape was striking. During the late 70’s a […]